A pasteurized process cheese made entirely from natural cheese or cheeses, often largely Cheddar. The result is a cheese that enjoys a longer shelf life than most other cheeses. A longtime favorite in the United States, it is often sliced and packaged as singles. It has a soft to medium-firm texture.
Mild, milky, with a slight lactic tang. Full mouthfeel due to “cooked” texture.
GOES WELL WITH
A wide variety of sandwiches and mild-flavored processed meats; widely used as a sauce.
Pale Ale, Lambic, Cherry Wheat Beers, Creamy Stout Beers, and other Cheddar drink pairings.